Career Perspectives: Erin Piazza, associate bioinformaticist

Please describe your current position. My position is an interesting niche within bioinformatics, where I get to leverage my understanding of biology and computational skills to perform interesting and varied tasks. This mostly ends up meaning one of two things – biological content development for  … Read more

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JCB’s First Alan Hall Travel Award Sends Hopkins Grad Student to ASCB 2016

The spirit of Alan Hall is sending grad student Bram Lambrus to San Francisco this week to present a poster on Monday at ASCB 2016. Lambrus is the winner of the first Alan Hall Travel Award set up by the Journal of Cell Biology (JCB) in  … Read more

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NIH Committee Proposes Training Changes

The recommendations of a U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) Working Group on the biomedical research workforce include changes in the programs offered by academic institutions, limits on NIH support for graduate students, and changes in the way graduate students and postdocs are supported. The  … Read more

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